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Batch 19 - Coors Brewing Company

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Batch 19Batch 19

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1,128 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,128
Reviews: 217
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 19.16%
Wants: 23
Gots: 119 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-04-2010)
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

Kali016, Feb 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

RustyBoltz, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of BlackBeerDown
4.5/5  rDev +34.7%

BlackBeerDown, Feb 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

khargro2, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of Vylo
4.75/5  rDev +42.2%

Vylo, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of craigmj7
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

craigmj7, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of kojevergas
2.49/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

5.5% ABV confirmed. Best by May 27 2013. Acquired at Wally's Wine in Westwood earlier tonight. Reviewed live. Expectations are low given the brewery, but I've heard this isn't half-bad actually. 12 fl oz brown glass bottle with an awesome bubbled-out grip on the neck and a branded pressure cap served into an Oskar Blues pilsner glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California.

I love the bottle and like the label.

Served straight from the fridge. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

Not paired with food.

A: Pours a one finger beige colour head, with little cream, of bad thickness and bad (~1 minute) retention. Body colour is a clear translucent pale yellow-copper. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show. Looks a lot better than many other Coors products. No overt flaws. Standard fare.

Sm: Caramalt, light toasted malt, and generic floral hopping. Grainy, with some bland grassy notes as well. Pleasant and understated. A light to average strength aroma. No yeast character or alcohol is detectable.

T: Crystal malt. Caramalt. Clean barley. None of the straw or watery character typical of the style. I don't even get any corn. Floral hop character is timid but welcome. A nice graininess forms the bulk of the body. Some light grassy character, but it's bland. Overall, it tastes like a bad amber - which isn't half-bad for an American adjunct lager. A bit too sweet. It does have flavour. I wouldn't say I like it, but it's surprisingly tolerable and pleasant. Most notably, I can't find (and by find, I mean identify precisely) the adjunct in this adjunct lager; that's quite an achievement.

Mf: Smooth, wet, and chewy. Smoothness is artificial and off-putting. Carbonation is near perfect, to its credit. It has more body than I expected from a beer of its style, but it still comes off thin and weak.

Dr: Quite drinkable. Fit for beer pong; far more-so than other beers in the style. It's definitely one of the better adjunct lagers I've had, but it lacks the buttery feel of other "good" adjunct lagers. A lot of reviewers will attack this beer merely because of the brewery, but I'm confident if you hosted a blind taste test of crappy budget brews, this would take the top spot. And I think that says a lot. Hides its average ABV well. I'd get this again if I were at a macro-only bar. This is up there with Miller High Life as a go-to for power hours. Call it a guilty pleasure.

High D+

kojevergas, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of pkalix
4.21/5  rDev +26%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

nice orangish-peach color, decent-looking, smallish amount of head.
smells of some sweeter-like malts with some hop balance.
tastes sweet up front, with some hop bitterness at the finish. a decent taste.
medium to heavy feel on the tongue.
overall.... idunno.... where do THE BROS get a 90? but i am pleasantly surprised to find this is a coors product. they've apparently figured out what it takes whereas buttwiper continues to put out 'gourmet swill'... the bottle looks great, the label is intriguing, the beer is very decent. the lacing is a bit thin but this is easily a brew one can drink a couple of in a row.

pkalix, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of Theniz
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Theniz, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of Milkysunshine
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Milkysunshine, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of TownDunkel
3.58/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Batch 19 - didn't even realize this was a Coors beer till I got it home. I try not to be to much of a beer snob so i gave it a shot

Appearance - A golden to medium brown with almost a red hint to it. Almost like an irish red

Smell - Hoppy but not much else there

Taste - Really nice mix of sweet and hoppy. The first couple of sips I picked up more on the hop notes but half way through the sticky sweetness was the lead.

Moutfeel - This beer shines here, great carbonation and a long lasting good aftertaste that is good for videogaming, no need to pause AC3 while drinking

Overall - I wish Coors would do more stuff like this or advertise it more, this was a really good beer by the big guys.

TownDunkel, Feb 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

sadastronaut, Feb 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

WhiskeyNinja, Feb 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

DrunkinYogi, Feb 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

awalsh, Feb 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Fuzzycuffs, Feb 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Goosehunter75, Feb 20, 2013
Photo of jwc215
4/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by June 10, 13:

Pours deep golden with a creamy/bubbly white head that has good staying power. Ample lacing sticks.

The smell is pretty clean, with caramel and some earthy hops.

The taste is sweet - caramel - with bitterness backing it up and mixing in well - herbal and earthy. It has a refreshing finish that hangs on for awhile.

It has a nice body to it - thicker than typical. It has a malty smoothness with a crispness without being fizzy.

Well, this is probably the best in style I've had. Basic, but well-balanced and smooth. This is a solid choice for a basic, "sessionable" brew!

jwc215, Feb 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

ifixufly, Feb 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

speracado, Feb 20, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

Selderkin, Feb 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

Braz, Feb 20, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +42.2%

BeerGuy1991, Feb 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

pquijal, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of Jwale73
3.55/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle served in a standard pint. March 2013 indicated on the bottle.Pours a semi-translucent orange-gold with a fizzy, half inch, white head that quickly dissipates into a soapy skim; no lacing. Nose expresses corn adjuncts, a hint of sweetness and a light, skunky/sour mash quality. Taste consistent with nose - malt profile is almost non-existent. There's a slight grassiness to this, as well as some earthy hoppiness, eventually yielding to the skunky/sour mash character towards the back. Mouthfeel is light in body, with an assertive carbonation and a semi-crisp finish. Overall, a pretty solid American Adjunct Lager. I had this on-tap a few months back and thought it was quite tasty (didn't realize it was a Coors product). That said, given the bottle dating, I feel like this beer went a little downhill. As such, I may need to update this review with a fresher bottle.

Jwale73, Feb 17, 2013
Batch 19 from Coors Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 1,128 ratings.